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Oct 31, 2012 1:00pm EDT
and president obama's visit to the new jersey coastline. kayla tausche is live in atlantic city. kayla? >> reporter: hi, tyler. we just saw air force one fly right over us and headed likely toward the atlantic city airport. we have tons of residents in atlantic city who turned out very excited, very rambunctious to seat president. it is the first day of sun after days of wind and rain and of course the wreckage of sandy here is evident as a place that used to be home to more of a residential part of the boardwalk. residents would fish off of it and stroll here. not so much the business part of the boardwalk but the wreckage you're seeing here, nonetheless. here in atlantic city the cleanup is just in its early, early stages. some residents who chose to stay behind getting power. i spoke to one resident today who finally got power, got a pump to his basement and started trying to pump out water that had flooded his basement. he was moved to tears when he started talking about watching the boardwalk float down the street earlier this week. moving a little bit farther north, i mean the im
Oct 16, 2012 9:00am EDT
previously served as citigroup of europe. the changes come one day after citi's earnings beat expectation in a conference call which, of course, jim said absolutely nothing about this. >> no. this was the first quarter that was the break out quarter for international. first time that i felt that the company had put a lot of its problems behind it. best knit interest margin. we only had a couple of banks report. people are trying to present this this was logical, this was in the works. this was the least logical, least in the works. corbat terrific. he ran holdings. 48 hours did we know this? i don't know. i got to tell you that the people that i talked to at citi, to say not in the works is being underplayed. >> there's shock at least among a handful of people who i talk to regularly at senior who are senior but no way aware of this. they are shocked. they heard it about an hour prior to the announcement being put out there. and, you know, it seems as though we don't know at this point, although we listen eed t andrew ross sorkin's report right now. there was some contention between board
Oct 4, 2012 11:00pm EDT
to make the decisions? so i ran for the city council in my junior year when i was 20 years old and i won. four years later i decided that i would like to be the mayor. iran and i won and laboratories of democracy i truly think cities are the frontline frontline of democracy. cities are where ideas get put into action where you can see if they are going to make a difference or not. one of the ideas that i championed it my second year in 2009 back when i was a young man was a smoking ban. banning smoking in public parks outdoors and after playgrounds and dining spaces in the comments which is a buyer -- which is our outdoor pedestrian park. the time it was very radical. the following year mayor bloomberg at the did the same thing in new york city. so he is welcome but that. i sent him a note and i told him any other ideas you want we can talk. you can do these things on a city level because you can reach -- speak to them and not let don't speak over them because you can only keep their attention for this long. who can grab and hold onto their attention what is more he cannot score politica
Oct 30, 2012 6:00am PDT
coast this morning in the wake of hurricane sandy, but the hardest hit is new york city, just devastating out there. two people were injured when a total of 50 homes burned overnight in queens and floodwaters there made it very, very difficult for firefighters on that scene to get water pressure there in their hoses to take down those fires. and this morning to talk about all this coverage, we do have team coverage in place of this aftermath of hurricane sandy, now changed to a superstorm. we will get things going out there. we're being told over six million people are without power up and down the east coast. our team coverage will include marla tellez. we also have christina loren will talk about all of that weather and stephanie will be out talking about what's happening as well at sfo. again, 50 plus homes have been destroyed out there, worse than irene they're being told. but let's take it live right now. nbc is covering this for us up and down the east coast. daniel lee is live in cape may, new jersey. >> reporter: now that the sun is up we're finally starting to get a b
Oct 30, 2012 9:00am EDT
of the month when traders prays their portfolios. meantime, new york city mayor is set to hold a news conference on sandy 45 minutes from now. we will go to that conference once the mayor begins his remarks. we'll hear from a number of ceos about how sandy has impacted their businesses. the heads of hartford financial and landry is among the top executives who will be joining us over the last few hours. how equity index futures are trading. will cease trading in 15 minutes time. the dow and nasdaq pointing d n down. as for europe, the action dominated by deutsche bank and bp. we do see green arrows across the board with a 1% gain in germany. >> at least 16 deaths blamed on sandy as the storm continues to wreak havoc on the northeast with new york and new jersey dechaired major disasters. overnight more than 200 patients have been evacuated from two nyu langone hospitals after backup power failed. millions on the east coast awoke without power or mass transit. an estimated 7.8 million are believed to be without power and experts say it could be several days before it is restored. mass
Oct 30, 2012 7:00am PDT
are right here in new york city. lower manhattan hit by a record storm surge of more than 13 feet. it has flooded streets and the ground zero construction site. just look at that dramatic photo taken there overnight. >> some subway station and tunnels or stations and tunnels are flooded as well. transit officials say the system, "has never faced a disaster as devastating as this." during the height of the storm, the island of manhattan seemed like it had been virtually cut off, with almost all of the major bridges and tunnels shut down. we've got it covered this morning. let's get the latest from natalie morales. she's in lower manhattan, battery park city. natalie, good morning. >> good morning to you, matt. it is a new day, and the worst of it may be over, but it is clear the aftermath of sandy, the devastation will be with us for a while. as you mentioned, main concern obviously is still flooding. president obama has declared new jersey and parts of new york major disaster areas. millions here are still without power up and along the eastern seaboard. we could be without power for up t
Oct 31, 2012 5:00am PDT
of rage over some trouble he was having in school. >>> 5:01. the race for san jose's district eight city council seat getting ugly. accusations flying between incumbent rose herrera and jimmy wynn. saying they caught him on video dumping wynn's campaign signs in a trash can. her husband says that's not how it happened. he says those signed were posted on his front lawn and he was ata attacked when he tried to get rid of them. whalen has filed a police report. >> i was knocked down, you know. i was walking around this corner and somebody hit me in my shoulder and i went to the ground. >> mr. whalen became instantly verbally and physically aggressive. after just a few short moments, he began to physically charge at me. >> a political consultant who took the video says he was threatened by whalen who told him he had a knife. >>> a lot fans getting locked and loaded for the parade. >> including. >> our very own christina loren. probably got a front row seat. she will fill us in on the weather. >> i am not alone out here at this very early hour. and take a look at these giants fans. they came
Oct 29, 2012 1:00pm EDT
powerful. wouldn't you know it, that storm surge ends up in the new york city vicinity. we're talking about long island sound. we're talking about the connecticut coastline. the new jersey shorelines. one of the possible places economically. already we're seeing some big surf but this is nothing compared to what we're going to see in just a few hours, because the tide is coming up at the same time as the storm is moving in. it is terrible timing. high tide is around 8:00 to 9:00 tonight. 8:00 to 9:00 p.m. is exactly when this storm is going to make landfall on the new jersey shorelines. somewhere near or slightly north of atlantic city. this is going to bear very close watching all afternoon into early this evening. again, the storm surge is the first problem. there's going to be massive power outages and in addition, of course, then there will be some flooding rainfall. we'll talk about all those factors as the day wears on. we'll keep you posted on that. we'll have more in just a few minutes from now. >> thank you so very much, todd. we appreciate it. >>> breaking news now. bob pisani has
Oct 5, 2012 5:00am PDT
to be active this weekend. likely interrupting some of your plans if you're headed to the city. we'll take you through the full forecast. showers on the way. >>> and those plans in the city likely interrupting the flow of traffic through the city today and through the weekend. we're tracking all of these events coming up. >> wherever you go this weekend, boy, i hope you filled up your tank. look what happened to gas prices overnight. >> ouch! >> ouch is right. we'll hopefully soften the blow with some live reports and some fun this morning. it's friday, october 5th. this is "today in the bay." >>> it is 5:00, everybody. good morning. thank you very much for joining us, i'm jon kelley. >> and i'm laura garcia-cannon. very busy weekend around the bay area. 49ers game, fleet week, america's cup and a couple of baseball games, giants playoff games. >> you can feel the magic right now and csn bay area's amy gutierrez has some inside scoop. she managed to sneak her way into at&t park this morning. amy, good morning. what's going on? okay, apparently we're having some difficulties getting amy but she
Oct 31, 2012 12:00pm EDT
blew through new york city and left a big path of destruction. bob pisani is back on the floor of the new york stock exchange after its history two-day closure. bob joins us with how wall street is getting back to business. how does it look? >> well, the important thing is they goat exactly what they wanted. scott, no major connectivity issues, a few small ones, but no major issues. i caught up with duncan niederauer, and he was breathing a sigh of relief. >> we've been working on it for the last three our four days. our team was here overnight the last three, four nights. we jokingly said we may be the only building with water, lights and food. that's more than a lot of hotels have going for them. >> they almost are the op building with the lights on. the facade has been a beacon downtown for the last few days. scott's right, the volume is light to moderate today, open was quiet. bottom line is this. i think we'll see some volume toward the close related to the end of the month, but that will be about it. the hot stocks, now that we've seen the magnitude of the storm, the late
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Oct 31, 2012 4:00pm EDT
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Oct 29, 2012 8:00am PDT
. the storm's impact felt across the country. travelers stranded in cities up and down the east coast. thousands of flights already canceled. rail service through the northeast also suspended. mass transit in big cities like new york and philadelphia and boston is shutting down. thousands in low-lying coastal communities forced to flee sandy's wrath. people sandbagging, preparing for the worst, what could be a massive storm surge and flooding. we've got it covered on "happening now." jenna: we start with this fox news alert. new york state is planning on closing two major tunnels going into manhattan at 2:00 p.m. eastern time today. bridges in and out of the city are staying open for now as an unprecedented monster storm paralyzes the east coast. hurricane sandy strengthening as it closes in on 50 million americans and more than half a dozen states with destructive winds that could reach the coast to the great lakes. i'm jenna lee. it is not just the storm by the way. it rareliry is, it is the storm surge we're watching today. hundreds of thousands ordered to evacuate low-lying areas
Oct 30, 2012 1:00pm EDT
in new york city are expected to start returning by 5 p.m. tonight. not the subways, however. some of the drains into manhattan have reopened. the d.c. metro system has limited service. schools will be closed for an unprecedented third day in a row in the new york city area, ty. >> our coverage, sue, is extensive this hour. on the agenda, more on how the markets are likely to fare when they reopen tomorrow. just heard bob say that duncan niederauer of the nyse will be our guest very shortly. plus the impact on next week's presidential election. an engineer on what went wrong involving that giant crane collapse in middown manhattan yesterday afternoon. >>> let's head to southern manhattan, just a couple of blocks from the new york stock exchange. and we are going to check on the recovery efforts there. scott cone has been in battery park city since the beginning of this storm, less than a five-minute walk from the nyse. scott, what's the latest? i would like to get your reaction to the fact that the exchange will open tomorrow, from what you see at your vantage point, how easy a tas
Oct 30, 2012 6:00am EDT
in new york city. this is something that will free up more federal funds for people here in long island and in new york city and we will have more on that in just a moment. also coming up in the next half hour, we have delaware governor jack markell. we'll get his assessment of the damage to his state and dennis gartman will talk energy and commodity trading. >> lots of damage to report in the new york city area, more than 50 homes were destroyed by fire last night in breezy point queens. just east of cone any islands, more than 170 firefighters were on the scene. and separately more than 200 patients were evacuated last night from new york university's medical center after power went out. patients some on respirators operating on battery power were taken to other hospitals. and check this video out. a crane on this luxury high rise building, that's under construction, topping over on 57th street, the 90 story building looks over central park. luxury apartments telling for tens of millions of dollars. the crane could be seen blowing in the wind for most of the night and officials there
Oct 5, 2012 6:00am PDT
, police department, so maybe even a small city. >> reporter: captain, thank you for having us on board. the uss macon island will have tours starting tomorrow through monday. pier 3032. you will want to show up early. these tours are very popular, especially with everything going on in the city. bob redell, "today in the bay." >>> this weekend you'll have the blue angels up in the air, america's cup boats out on the sea, on the bay. >> and of course by land you've got to have that and a couple of festivals to choose from. the italian heritage columbus day parade will wind its way from fisherman's wharf and the castro street fair kicking off at 11:00 on sunday at the intersection of castro and market streets. >> meantime, jon, over at at&t park, excitement already building for a pair of playoff games getting under way this weekend. csn bay area's amy gutierrez managed to sneak her way into at&t park this morning. what is going on there? good morning, amy. >> reporter: thanks so much, laura. not a lot is going on at this hour of the morning. in fact it's almost strange to be in a park th
FOX Business
Oct 29, 2012 11:00pm EDT
. around battery park, rather ominous there. >> new york city. he met did i tell you that you are an evacuee? >> we wear it with pride. >> political status? >> i don't know. now, listen, one of the lucky ones. a place to go. there are shelters in the area of zone a. we have blackouts in 1977, but we've never had a blackout and flooding. >> you can see a cruiser right there, presumably locking down the street. parts of lower manhattan have serious flooding, as well as the subway systems there. tony fernandez has been out there all evening. can you paint a better picture breast? >> a lot of starbucks cups, no surprise, here there are larger wooden items that made its way throughout the course of wherever that water is originating from. the hudson river, where ever else it went through over the evening. it brought a lot of large agree with that as well. a testament to the power of the water when it was here. you guys really hit it on the head. it is very eerie out here. not the kind of way that we see new york city. there were some people coming around. but for the most part, it
Oct 3, 2012 6:00am PDT
condition and does not have his medication. >>> dozens of angry protesters took over the city council meeting in oakland last night demanding to know more about a deadly police shooting five months ago. the family and about 75 supporters of 18-year-old allen blueford packed the chamber. the family was finally given a copy of the official police report. something they say they have been asking for since the shooting. blueford was shot and killed back in may after police say he tried to run away from them. at first police said he had been killed in an exchange of gunfire that injured the officer. they later said that while a gun believed to be blueford's was recovered, it had not been fired and the officer's wound was self-inflicted. the district attorney and oakland police are still investigating this shooting. >>> that protest comes as a federal report comes to light, accusing oakland police of being too quick to pull that trigger. a monitor tracking police reforms in the city says officers sometimes shoot at suspects even though they may not face immediate danger. the monitor says of
Oct 31, 2012 7:00am PDT
we will have live coverage of the parade. >>> good morning. staggering. entire cities and towns up and down the east coast unrecognizable in the wake of sandy. home after home submerged, police forced to carry out daring rooftop rescues in new york, while thousands of people are still stranded in new jersey. a striking view of the catastrophic damage live from above today, wednesday, october 31st, 2012. >>> from nbc news, this is a special edition of "today," the aftermath of sandy with matt lauer and savannah guthrie, live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> and good morning, everyone. welcome to "today" on a wednesday morning. i'm matt lauer. >> good morning, everyone. i'm esgotry. it's one thing to see sandy's damage from the ground, but when you see it from the air it's truly striking. the magnitude of the loss is just stunning. >> it's sickening. right now natalie is over a helicopter in a dangerous situation in new jersey where another fire is burning. this has been a problem over the last couple of days. most likely that is storm-related. just north of seaside heights. f
Oct 30, 2012 4:00pm EDT
'm coming to you live from new york city at rockefeller center. the new york stock exchange reopening tomorrow. millions of people remain without power and the death toll is continuing to rise. wall street closed for a second straight day today but will reopen with normal trading, we are understanding, tomorrow. the former nyse chairman dick grasso joins me now. we'll get his take on what it takes to reopen after a two-day shutdown. meanwhile, bob spoke with the current ceo earlier today. he joins us with the latest details. >> it's all systems go. that's what he told me. the nyse along with all of the other exchanges will open as usual tomorrow for a full trading day. the most important issue was making sure the nyse could connect with the trading community. >> i think what we're most worried about, bob, and we've been working with the clients and will continue to do so throughout the day, is since a lot of them are working from their own contingency sites, we want to make sure it's working as planned. that's not something that's tested frequently. >> the other major issue is making
Oct 29, 2012 6:00am PDT
and a number of other major cities on the east coast. mass transit, schools are closed, just so people can flee. wall street has also shut down for the first time since the september 11th attacks. that certainly gives you an idea of just how bad this storm is expected to be. and thousands of flights to and from the east coast this morning also cancelled for the day. that icausing big problems this morning right here in the bay area. marla tellez joins us live from sfo with a look at just how bad things are expected to be. a lot of people stranded out there, marla? >> reporter: laura, good morning. they certainly are but, you know what, they are handling it pretty well with a smile. we'll show you a few of their reactions in just a bit. cancelled certainly is the word of the day here at sfo with more than 150 flights already cancelled and it's just after 6:00 a.m. most of these flights are bound for the east coast. no airline is immune with american, delta, alaska, u.s. airways and jetblue all showing cancelled flights. departing flights to jfk in new york, boston, baltimore, newark, and washing
Oct 29, 2012 12:00pm EDT
. and that has city officials concerned. here's new york city mayor mike bloomberg. >> if you are still in zone "a" and can find a way to leave, leave immediately. conditions are deteriorating very rapidly and the window for you getting out safely is closing. >> reporter: it's been interesting to watch. some preparations actually still going on this morning, which means they really weren't thinking that clearly about all of this. because some of the conditions were already supposed to have deter rated by now. but a lot of the sandbagging we've seen has been going on today. that, as the mayor said, the window for all of that, for all of those preparations is closing fast. we expect this is going to be a rough afternoon heading into a rough evening, continuing through tomorrow. scott? >> scott, thanks so much from lower manhattan. the mayor already announcing skoo schools will be closed in new york city yet again tomorrow. at the top of the show we mentioned the new york stock exchange and nasdaq are closed for business today. if business is mostly electronic, why are the markets closed? bob pisa
FOX News
Oct 29, 2012 2:00pm PDT
cities on the east coast. new york. philadelphia. washington, d.c. we've got rick eleventhal, steve harrigan and david lee miller on the ground for fox team coverage. but first, go to janice dean in the fox news weather center for the big picture. janice? >> we got the latest advisory, kimberly. new information in the fox news extreme weather center. still a hurricane >>> 90 miles per hour sustained winds. probably making landfall in next hour or so. somewhere along new jersey. the storm center is 30 miles east/southeast. want to give you a few bullet points here. qualm island, new york, 84 miles per hour wind gusts. 900,000 people without power in new jersey. and new york. 23-foot wave recorded in new york harbor. water levels 7.6-foot surge at sandy hook and battery. 6.7-foot. those are amounts that we have not seen. at the peak of irene. we're dealing with a history making storm. let's take a look at the center. we expect the center to make its way on shore in the next hour or so. so landfall perhaps within the hour. bring you the latest. there is the latest track again. moving w
Oct 3, 2012 11:00am PDT
were not wearing life jackets. >>> demanding justice. protesters taking over the city council meeting in oakland last night demanding more information on a deadly police shooting that happened five months ago. the family and about 75 supporters of 18-year-old alan bluford packed the chambers for two hours. the family was given a copy of the police report. something they have been asking the police for since the shooting happened. bluford was shot and killed back in may after police say he tried to run away. police said he was killed in an exchange of gunfire that injured the police officer. they later changed the story and the gun believed to be bluford's believed to be recovered from the scene was not. the district attorney and oakland police are still investigating the shooting. >>> the protest comes as a federal report comes to light accusing oakland police of being too quick to pull the trigger. a court-appointed monitor says officers sometimes shoot at suspects even though they may not face immediate danger. the monitor says officers may be quote, hypersensitive to the dangers of
Oct 16, 2012 11:00am PDT
delivery in case they are forced out. recently the city of oakland took the bold step by filing a federal lawsuit to stop the department of justice from getting harbor side evicted. the executive director is in washington for the hearing. he says the judges' decision could lead to sweeping political and legal changes. >> when you have a federal court deciding officially that marijuana is medicine, it is more difficult for attorneys to launch the attacks they have, which after all, resulting in patients being unable to obtain that medicine. >> each time this issue has been brought before the federal government. whoever brings it is told they don't have standing. there is no way to object other than to stop convicting other than a jury booth. >> reporter: that is the catch according to a cannabis school. the school is now stream line, she says, federal and state laws are at odds over medical marijuana. many patients believe they would have a better legal defense that it is indeed medical if it were reclassified. reporting live in oakland, christie smith, nbc bay area news. >>> a bay area na
Oct 26, 2012 11:00am PDT
don't want walking around the city. he is dangerous. he would have struck again. >> investigators say rios did try to rape another woman, but she escaped. he is on probation for felony hit-and-run. >>> the protests commemorating occupy oakland's one-year anniversary rolled in and out with no real troubles. protesters left the plaza this morning before police had to make them and push them out. several hundred people marching last night one year to the day since occupiers were kicked out of the plaza. a total of two people were arrested, but otherwise the protest was peaceful. >>> b.a.r.t. is celebrating another major milestone as it works on an extension project. b.a.r.t. to san jose. crews have completed the subway section of the extension. that extension is a 5.4 mile track south from the existing fremont station and ending in another part of fremont near the alameda santa clara county line. it is expected to create thousands of construction jobs. the station should open in 2015. >>> time now to see what is happening. still ahead, they hit the ground running with 11 days to go where
Oct 29, 2012 9:00am EDT
park city. thanks. we're displaced and what we're seeing in scott's shot is a big reason for it. >> it makes a lot of sense for everyone to clear out because -- don't need me to tell you which way the wind blows but it's clear that it makes sense to close. i remember in 1985. i had gone to goldman that morning. young guy working at goldman. we thought the stock market was going to open. looked like it would open. there was trading and next thing you know i was playing cards. >> the question is if you were just to close the physical trading floor but keep electronic trading open, how robust would volumes be and how wimpy would markets be and disservice to investors if you maintain that market open. >> there's a big emphasis on market stability right now and of course on liquidity and volatility as well. there was a real issue out there that with not much participants in the market with main trading floor closed, people having trouble getting in and then people having trouble getting out, what's the risk/reward ratio and risk got higher as people were unable to get in. let's bring
Oct 31, 2012 6:00am EDT
manhattan is without power, too. getting back to business today. and we will talk to one of the city's biggest landlords, he owns buildings in battery park, which is right in zone a. he also has property on the brooklyn waterfront and much more around the tristate area. he says the damage is already in the tens of millions of dollars, but this is going to be some huge numbers when you start adding up the entire tally. coming up at 7:30 a.m., daniel amond will talk to us first. it is halloween, but not in the state of new jersey, because the governor has postponed halloween here. he's going to be pushing it back to another day. >> i'm not sure it's halloween in a lot of places. we're supposed to have a halloween party at my house tonight. my kids are supposed to be thing 1 and thing 2. i'm supposed to be cat in the hat. and my wife is supposed to be sally. that's what she wanted to be. >> sally is who? >> one of the kids. one of kids. let's get to lower manhattan. lower manhattan is springing to life today after super storm sandy hit the area, flooding the battery. the new york stock
Oct 2, 2012 6:00am PDT
to 2,000 clients in ten bay area cities. now its wholesale celebrations have been -- i should say operations have been sold to houston-based cisco. race street says it will keep its seafood kitchen open. >>> coming up at 6:30, marla tellez will be here live with a report on the reasons behind this shuffle and whether you'll have to go somewhere else to buy your holiday turkey. >>> nurses at a north bay hospital walked off the job about an hour ago. today is day one of a two-day strike for nurses. the strike started at 5:00 this morning and will end at 5:00 thursday morning. union leaders say recent pay cuts and wage disagreements are at the center of it all. the hospital says hundreds of replacement nurses have been brought in to keep the hospital open during that strike. >> and we have been feeling it here and hot temperatures across the state prompted concerns about a possible drought. national weather officials say 69% of the state is considered to be in moderate drought conditions and that is expected to get worse through december. the state's major reservoirs are below averag
Oct 30, 2012 3:00pm EDT
in new york city. the market closed once again today. it is back to business tomorrow, though, with the new york stock exchange and the nasdaq announcing plans for normal trading hours tomorrow. >> i'm bill griffeth. the superstorm did put the brakes on wall street for those two days. the death toll, unfortunately, continues to rise. millions are still without power across several states and will be for several days. but tomorrow will mark a big step toward normalcy for america an its economy as the stock market gets set to open once again. the big question now is, what happens when that opening bell rings tomorrow morning after such a long hiatus and such a disastrous storm? >> really unprecedented. we have team coverage today. scott cohn with the latest on the flooding near wall street. courtney reagan is monitoring the power outages. jackie deangelis is in a new jersey town. we kick it off with bob. you spoke a short time ago with the ceo of the nyc. can it really be business as usual tomorrow? what are you expecting? >> that's what they're hoping for, maria. they said the
Oct 9, 2012 6:00pm PDT
the while, resenting the african-american turnout machine. in the city of cleveland, ohio, african-american voters are 26 times more likely than white voters to use early in-person voting as their preferred way of voting. for this election in particular, even though it's been fine for the last seven years, for this election, early voting must be stopped. to the point of taking it to the supreme court of the united states with 28 days left before the election and meanwhile leaving the whole state's voting rules hanging. as ohio hits its voter registration deadline today and so many other states as well, what we know about how the parties have done on voter registration in the swing states opens a real interesting window into how the two parties are contesting the important states. this is a matter not just of national but of international importance. you can tell because the guardian newspaper from the uk has published a deep look into. swing state voter registration numbers this past week. you can see their headline here. democrats struggle to repeat 2008 voter surge despite regist
Oct 1, 2012 10:00pm EDT
in frederick, maryland. the crime strike includes the city's first year. someone shot and killed lamont george lee elohist early sunday morning. tonight more gun fire -- ellis early this morning. tonight more gunfire and fox 5 was on the scene. >> reporter: a lot going on in a short amount of time. the street violence broke out shortly after we arrived here in frederick about 5:30. we were talking to a police lieutenant about sunday's murder when all of a sudden you could hear gunshots fired from close by and then about an hour ago a vigil for lamont ellis. >> in the name of jesus, amen. >> reporr: lamont ellis had a lot of friends. they showed up to pay tribute to him in mullinex alley where he was found dead 2:30 sunday morning. his girl friend and children were at the vigil. ellis was remembered as the manager of the seafood department at a gaithersburg giants supermarket. >> he was a wonderful friend and a good father, had a big heart. he will be missed. >> he was a good guy, never bothered nobody ever. all he did was smile. >> reporter: his friend think he was the victim of a robbery,
Oct 15, 2012 9:00am EDT
. >> on earnings and revenues sending citi shares higher. u.s. mortgage business and lending mexico helped boost results. >> microsoft's back in the music business unveiling a service that could compete with the likes of pandora and itunes. we have an exclusive with the head of their interactive entertainment straight ahead. softbank to buy 70% of sprint for $20 billion marking the largest ever foreign acquisition by a japanese company bringing together the third biggest mobile carriers of japan and the united states. it was said, i'm a man and every man wants to be number one, not number two or number three. masayoshi son. >> audacious two. one assumes he is rational as well. usually only rational people have that access to -- >> godzilla-like approach and looked like mothra. >> you know, it is a large deal. no way around that and, of course, somewhat complex try to break it down for you if you're a sprint shareholder you'll have the opportunity to ee will exto get either 730 in cash and/or own 30% of newco, new sprint and it will probably end up splitting 55/45. for 55% of your holdings so 730
Oct 26, 2012 4:30pm PDT
's biggest cities, travel hubs and several major gasoline refineries along the new jersey and delaware coasts. financial centers like the nasdaq and new york stock exchange, say they'll have contingency plans iplace. electronic trading is expect continue as normal. michael barry says insurance companies are already mobilizing to deal with damage from hurricane sandy. he's vice president, with the insurance information institute. >> what are insurance companies doing to be prepared? >> well, right now they're trying to figure out exactly where this storm is going to make landfall. as indicated they have mobile catastrophe units sent to the scene so that the insure can gout andate to their policy holders, help them file claims after the storm hits. right now, the big question is where is this going to hit? i saw a modeling company saying delaware, maryland, virginia, and moving west into populated cities like philadelphia. >> susie: it's covering a wide swath of states, and we're hearing there will be heavy floods and strong winds. so, you know, what's covered and what's not covered once it's a
Oct 15, 2012 5:00am PDT
a woman responsible for almost a can dozen trash bin fires in the city. fire investigators say they saw 56-year-old glynnis trying to set a fire saturday night. they think she's responsible for a string of fires and garbage cans and bushes in west san jose. all of the fires were set behind homes and did not do major damage. >>> well, tickets are still available to tonight's giants game, but you're going to have to pay through the nose to get them. that's a lot. >> christie smith is live in san francisco with details on that. plus some things everyone is going to do tonight, something that people need to know, good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you. oh, did you see it? torture started right off the bat with the giants dropping game one of the national league championship. certainly disappointing for fans who filled the stadium. but maybe only briefly, because tickets still available for tonight's game at at&t park. not only do fans think the giants will come back to defeat the st. louis cardinals, but fans are feeling the giants will go all the way. the giants have played six games
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Oct 5, 2012 3:00am PDT
. it is freezing in rapid city and cooler in montana. and some temperatures in the northern plains and 30s . southern plainns is the place to be. room temperature in dallas . we have 63 foggy degrees in new york city and 73 down in tampa. beautiful day on tap for much of florida. high today should be 88. much of texas in the 80 90s and top out close to 80 degrees here in new york city and looks like the day-time high for st. louis should be about 58 degrees from what i read earlier. brian why would i mention st. luse? >> brian: i think you had a vision of thursday night football and the nfl network and a vision of game playied and breast cancer awareness . not only the gloves but the ball itself. that is an intercepted pass. keith played tight end for bc. >> gretchen: yes, he is. >> brian: that's how scott describes you. which is odd. people have food tasters and i have pass catchers. thank you, i wish you were a better looking guy. hey, st. luse shocking the cardinalings. cend ricks scoring on the opening drive for the rammings. they are 3-2 for the year and handing the first loss of the
Oct 31, 2012 2:05am PDT
time. >>> all right, so if you're wondering where the manliest city in the united states is -- >> it isn't here. sorry, guys, it ain't new york. >> they did the study and the way they narrowed it down, found the places with the most gyms, steakhouses, home depots and the ones with the least number of manicure and pedicure places and hair salons. here are the top five manliest cities in the united states of america. >> number five is birmingham, alabama. >> number four is nashville, tennessee. >> i love myself some nashville. >> number three. >> memphis, which is a lot like nashville. >> number two is columbia, south carolina. >> are you noticing a southern trend? >> yes. and number one, the manliest city in the country is, oklahoma city, oklahoma. >> wow. >> okay. there you have it. anything? >> my wife is from there. >> thank you for that. >> is she rather manly? >> no! no, i did not! i said my wife is from there. i was about to say, she knows manly men, that's why she chose me. >> why did she leave the manliest city in america to come to new jersey and marry you? >> bec
Oct 2, 2012 5:00am PDT
straight from summer-like weather to winter-like conditions very quickly. 94 in redwood city, 83 in san francisco. the seven-day tells that story. we've got it ready to go in my next report. >> we're going over here to the bay bridge where there's a nice flow over the water. we'll look at the maps and the flow is crazy easy right now. heading over the pay, construction 880, 24 typical sites and no major trauma through those zones. we will look at 24 where you do have a little more slowing than we saw before. that's westbound coming through the tunnel but the construction zone should clear in time for your morning commute. just kicking in on the right side, a little slowing out of the altamont pass. no major big surprises and no accidents through livermore keeping things moving smoothly there. there's the look coming into the east bay the bridges are smooth. a clear view of the roadways and we'll send it back to you guys -- oh, there's san jose, which is moving clearly. i'll follow that up coming up. back to you. >>> 5:08. one of tinseltown's iconic landmarks is about to get a big-time m
Oct 9, 2012 5:00am PDT
here on the steps of city hall before that vote at 2:00 this afternoon. reporting live in san francisco, christie smith, "today in the bay." >>> it is 5:02. at this hour the president is in san jose, likely asleep at his hotel. a little later on he'll head to san francisco this morning to wrap up his latest visit to the bay area. just hours ago we shot this video of the president's motorcade arriving back at the hotel intercontinental. that is where bob redell -- he's live at sfo where air force one is waiting for the president to take him off to that next campaign stop. bob, what's happening out there? good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you, jon. president barack obama will be leaving sfo a little bit later this morning with a new bundle of money for his re-election campaign. the president arrived yesterday afternoon. by last night in the span of just a few hour, he had already raised almost $4 million through three different fund rarzors. only 25 people attended a gathering paying $40,000 apiece, raising about 1 million. then mr. obama had dinner at the bill graham civic audit
Oct 9, 2012 2:00am PDT
of chicago home sweet home. video of the wild animal was recently captured in one of the windy city's urban areas. officials are aware the increase in sightings and they plan to keep a close eye on the situation. >>> finally, a little bit of hollywood history is going up on the auction block. the famed dress worn by judy garland in "the wizard of oz" is expected to fetch over happ half a million dollars once bidding begins in california. the winning bidder will own the only gingham dress with white blouse that has been used in the film. >>> now for a look at your national weather, we turn to bill karins. he has your weather channel forecast. >> good morning. the scare crow, that would be a nice one to have, too. the tin man. >> i think any of them, just resell them for millions of dollars. >> get the whole collection. >> exactly. that will be worth a lot. >> there's not a lot going on weath weather-wise that's going to cause you any travel concerns. we have one large storm off the east coast of the united states. it's going to keep us cloudy and cool all the way from the carolinas northward
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